British Composer Alec Makinson has been creating compelling original music for media for over 20 years. His catalog of over 1,400 tracks includes Corporate, Christmas, quirky Kids music, Dramatic cues, regal Renaissance, and exotic World Beat tracks -- often used in documentaries, TV/Radio commercials, jingles, and stage productions. Alec’s compositions enjoy a wide range of major clients, including USA National Cable TV, BBC Radio 1, BBC 1 Television, BBC 2, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, National TV ads in UK, and many other clients worldwide.
Alec Makinson is a genius in the variety and high quality range of music offered in his large catalog we offer on our site. He relishes the challenge of composing in a wide range of musical genres, and has created music that would fit nicely and enhance greatly just about any production under the sun.
Super-Cool smooth lounge jazz. Late night, smokey bar-room, very laid-back and easy going four-piece jazz combo featuring electric piano, grand piano, double bass & brushed drum kit. Perfect for radio and television commercials requiring a cool sophisticated feel. Various mixes 60's and 30's, Instrumental, Jazz, Cool Jazz
Upbeat, lively French Jazz style track. Very catchy, friendly and happy tune that makes you want to tap along with your feet. Features acoustic guitars, walking double bass, brush drum kit and whistling. Perfect for light hearted radio and television commercials that want to raise a smile. Instrumental, Dramatic, Playful Curious
Smooth, cool and sophisticated swing jazz. Takes you right there into a dimly lit, smoke-filled lounge, frequented by shady characters in rain macs. Has an air of playful intrigue and mystery. Perfect for drama and comedy through to commercials. Main and underscore commercial length mixes. Instrumental, Jazz, Smooth Jazz
Sexy, raunchy and grungy, but cool, laid-back and sophistication with a sensual vibe. A whole lot of luxury served up in a satin wrap. Perfect for advertising gifts and products depicting a more opulent lifestyle, or high-class shopping documentary or drama. Available as full mixes and underscores. Instrumental, Dramatic, Playful Curious
Laid-back and relaxing, 'Lounge Jazz'. For a cool and sophisticated atmosphere, a dimly lit smokey lounge bar, dressed for dinner, sipping a cocktail with a cigarette holder in one hand. Features a grand piano, double bass & brush drum kit. Perfect for commercials, drama and documentary. Instrumental, Jazz, Lounge Jazz
Relaxed and charming Swing Jazz. Very smooth and laid back, sipping cocktails in the coolest lounge around. Features walking double bass and brush kit rhythm with piano, vibes and jazz guitar. Perfect for commercials, for products and services that ooze with style and confidence. Cuts and mixes, Instrumental, Jazz, Smooth Jazz
Upbeat, smooth toe-tapping swing jazz. A dimly lit smoky lounge bar, with a small jazz quintet playing swing whilst couples dance on the small dance floor. Features piano, double bass, brush drum kit, saxophone and clarinet. Great for drama, documentary through to commercials. Various mixes, Instrumental, Jazz, Swing Ensembles
Hot sunshine, cool salsa. Chilled and laid back light theme featuring electric piano, flute, trumpets & latin rhythms. Ideal for background Muzak, on-hold marketing, infomercial, snazzy night out, limo cruising and shopping channels. Romantic comedy, dancing. Main mix, underscore, 60 30 sting versi, Instrumental, Tropical, Merengue
Very Plucky, a little whacky, quirky and uplifting light jazz theme. Sort of light-hearted eurotrash. Features bass clarinet, sax, organ, pizzicato strings, double bass and vibes. Great for Ads that dare to be different. Main mix, 60sec, 30sec & 30sec underscore, Instrumental, Dramatic, Whimsical Music